Franklin County Sheriff's Office: 78-year-old man dead after lawnmower accident

The man was found trapped underneath the lawnmower


FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. – A 78-year-old man who was found trapped under a lawnmower has died, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office confirmed Wednesday morning. 

It happened around 8 p.m. Tuesday in the 0 to 100 block of Truman Hill Road. 

A 911 caller stated that they flagged down another driver and tried to get the lawnmower off of the man.

The Sheriff's Office has not released the man's name at this time.

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